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WWI 100th Anniversary: From Volunteering to Conscription

WWI 100th Anniversary: From Volunteering to Conscription

when the first world war broke out 100 years ago most people in Britain put aside their differences to support the war effort United by a sense of patriotism duty and the shock of war hundreds of thousands of men across Britain and the empire volunteered to fight when the war started in 1914 Britain was actually had a very small army and needed to expand it very very quickly initially that was done on a voluntary basis and actually…

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Volunteering in US Virgin Islands (Travel for Good)

Volunteering in US Virgin Islands (Travel for Good)

Travel is about moments – big, small and everythingin between. I'm Courtney Scott. Come on, Let's Roam. Today it's a volunteer day, and on the lushisland of St. John, I'm rolling up my sleeves at Coral Bay Organic Gardens. This is Josephine and Hugo, the passionatehusband and wife team behind the farm. We supply most of the restaurants on the islands,the better ones I might add, and a couple of grocery stores. You're famous for your greens of course. Yes,…

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Volunteering with St. John Ambulance

Volunteering with St. John Ambulance

st. John is really a rewarding organization for our volunteers to be involved in it gives them a chance to give back to that local community and they can really choose how they wanted to do that so the different programs that we have there's something that caters to absolutely everyone I was interested in volunteering I've done it all my life but I was looking for an organization that reached out to the community I started off in the…

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Volunteering with VSO – What's stopping you?

Volunteering with VSO – What's stopping you?

you have experience that you never thought you could have you will do things you never thought you could do you'll meet people you never thought you could meet and you'll see a place that is totally unlike anything you've ever seen I know I've had the chance to develop my skills it counts for so much more than even a year at home that you would ever know you they do not need to be a superhero to volunteer…

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Volunteerism — best platform for personal and professional development: Tuan Nguyen at TEDxUOttawa

Volunteerism — best platform for personal and professional development: Tuan Nguyen at TEDxUOttawa

it's pleasure to be here and thank you all for coming here as well so as you can see the title the presentation here is right behind me and the first thing I did was I ran the title sorry I know it looks kind of funny what I'm doing here about trying to make sure this mic things don't fall out I just put my front pocket like this how's that so I ran the title of my presentation…

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